KHAR, a small but very fertile province of Persia, known by the ancients as Choara and Choarene; pop. about 10,000. The governor of the province resides at Kishlak Khar, a large village situated 62 m. S.E. of Teheran, or at Aradan, a village 10 m. farther E. The province has an abundant water-supply from the Hableh-rud, and produces great quantities of wheat, barley and rice. Of the 6000 which it pays to the state, more than 4000 is paid in kind wheat, barley, straw and rice.
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